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Carbon neutral Turku

Turku is a city on the southwest coast of Finland, at the mouth of the Aura River in the region of Southwest Finland (Varsinais-Suomi). Turku aims to be carbon neutral by 2029 and climate positive from then onwards. The thrust is to inspire, encourage and support climate actions from all areas of the society- individuals, companies, city units, groups, businesses, civil society etc.

About Turku

Turku is a city and former capital on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River, in the region of Finland Proper (Varsinais-Suomi) and the former Turku and Pori Province (Turun ja Porin lääni; 1634–1997). The region was originally called Suomi (Finland), which later became the name for the whole country. As of 31 March 2021, the population of Turku was 194,244 making it the sixth largest city in Finland after Helsinki, Espoo, Tampere, Vantaa and Oulu. There were 281,108[19] inhabitants living in the Turku Central Locality, ranking it as the third largest urban area in Finland after the Capital Region area and Tampere Central Locality. The city is officially bilingual as 5.2 percent of its population identify Swedish as a mother-tongue.

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